7 Nights / 8 Days; 2 Nights Cairo / 2 Nights Sleeping Train / 3 Nights Nile Cruise
Day 1: Arrival-Cairo
Arrive Cairo International Airport (please advice your flight details?), then you will be met by M19916 steward (with the sign of your name) to assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification, portage and customs clearance. Then you will be driven by Private Air-Conditioned Car to your hotel & assisted for check in & overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Cairo
After breakfast at hotel, you will be met by M19916 English Egyptology Tour Guide & driven by a private car to a wonderful trip, which starts with visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza. The ancient Egyptians believed in the life after death so they built this pyramids to preserve their bodies to the afterlife. Then you will see the huge Sphinx, it represents with the face of a man with a body of a lion for power. This Sphinx considered as guardian for the royal tombs. Then you will be driven by a private car to Giza railway station to take your sleeping train to Aswan. On the train, Dinner is served in cabin or in restaurant according to your choice & overnight in train.
Day 3: Aswan
After breakfast at train served in cabin or in restaurant according to your choice, and upon your arrival in Aswan city, you will be met by M19916 steward & driven by a private car to your Nile cruise. Embarkation (sailing every Friday, Saturday and Wednesday), then take your lunch on board. At afternoon, you have a free time enjoy it with the natural air and views on board or enjoy with swimming pool on board, Dinner & overnight on board.
Day 4: Aswan-Kom Ombo-Edfu
After breakfast on board, visit the High Dam; Today it provides irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt and, together with the old Aswan Dam.. Then you will visit the Temple Of Philae, the Temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osoris and mother of Hours. Their story is the most dramatic story in the world, in which god Osoris is murdered and dismembered by his brother Seth. Isis searched for his fragments and collected them together and with her magic powers brought Osoris back to life. They then born the god Hours. Sail to City of Kom Ombo, where you will visit The Temple Of Kom Ombo, Which dedicated to the tow gods Hours and Seth and witness on the conflict which happened between them and ended with dividing the temple between both of them, inside the temple depicted the most ancient medical instruments, Sail to Edfu, Dinner & overnight on board.
Day 5: Edfu-Luxor
After breakfast on board, visit the Temple Of Edfu, Which dedicated to god hours, built by Ptolemy I, this temple refer to the story in which god Amun was in a journey to the Nubian cities and on way he was attacked by enemies, then god Hours appeared and defeated them and god Amun make him represented as winged solar deck which appeared then in the façade of the most of palaces and tombs, Sail to Esna. Cross the lock of Esna, Sail to Luxor City, Dinner & overnight onboard.
Day 6: Luxor
After breakfast on board, Disembarkation, Crossing to the west bank of Luxor to visit the most special place which is the Necropolis of Thebes and visit the Valley of the Kings and the great temple of Queen Hatshepsut, (Al Deir Al Bahari). It was built by Queen Hatshepsut, the great queen of the 18th dynasty. Inside it she depicts the details of the expedition of punt which she sent to the land of punt to bring the insect trees from there. Also you will see The Colossal Statues Of Memnon; The Northern statue depicts Amenhotep III with his mother, Mutemwia, while the southern statue is of Amenhotep III with his wife, Tiy and one of his daughters. Then you will be driven by a private car to Luxor railway station to take your sleeping train to Cairo. On the train, Dinner is served in cabin or in restaurant according to your choice & overnight in train.
Day 7: Cairo
After breakfast at train served in cabin or in restaurant according to your choice, and upon your arrival in Cairo, met by M19916 steward & driven by a private car to your hotel & assisted for check in. Then you will be met by M19916 English Egyptology Tour Guide & driven by a private car to visit the Egyptian Museum, Built in 1902 in a design correspond to the ancient Egyptian style. It contains almost 120,000 pieces from all ages. The most important pieces are for king Tutkhankhamon, whom death is a big secret till know. Then you will visit the most ancient place Khan Al Khalili. It is the oldest Egyptian market for handmade crafts for papyrus, copper, jewelers and ….etc and you have your time to buy all you need from souvenirs and spend your time in the Egyptians cafes. Then you will be driven to your hotel & overnight in Cairo.
Day 8: Cairo-Departure
After Breakfast at hotel, you will be met by M19916 steward & assist you through check out from your hotel and drive you by private Car to Cairo International Airport in where you will be assisted in luggage portage, check in, airline counter and Passport Control formalities for final Departure.
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